Some articles on ancient, ancient kingdom, kingdom:
... kandy, the sacred city of Anuradapura, The Dutch fort of Galle, The ancient city of Polonnaruwa, The rock fortress of Sigiriya, The golden rock temple of Dambulla, the ... Anuradapura - Ancient Kingdom Sigiriya - Ancient Kingdom fortress Polonnaruwa - Ancient Kingdom Kandy - Ancient Kingdom with temple of tooth relic Galle - Fortress Dambulla - Rock cave temple ...
... In England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and outside the United Kingdom, the flag is divided into four quadrants ... The first and fourth quadrants represent the ancient Kingdom of England and contain three gold lions, (or "leopards"), passant gardant on a red field the second quadrant represents the ancient Kingdom of ... The modern Royal Standard of the United Kingdom, apart from minor changes, (notably to the form of harp used to represent Ireland), dates to the reign of Queen ...
... beyond the borders of Egypt exacerbated the internal problems of the Ptolemaic kingdom ... examples dating from the Egyptian Old Kingdom ... authority of the time and had influence throughout the kingdom ...
... associated with Greek culture, ever since the ancient kingdom of Macedonia and the ancient Macedonians ... today, since the modern southern Slavs arrived 1,000 years after that kingdom, lacking any relation to ancient Macedonia or its Greek culture ... a narrative of ethnic continuity linking them to the ancient Macedonians in various ways and symbolic actions underlining such claims, such as the public use of the ...
Famous quotes containing the words kingdom and/or ancient:
“She was a child and I was a child,
In this kingdom by the sea,
But we loved with a love that was more than love
I and my Annabel Lee
With a love that the winged seraphs of Heaven
Coveted her and me.”
—Edgar Allan Poe (18091849)
“The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that, being stupid, affectionate, gregarious, and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep are most like human ones.”
—Northrop Frye (b. 1912)